Administrative Assistant – Metering & Field Services Department – Sophia, Georgetown

Closing Date June 24, 2022 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. invites applications from interested candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience to fill the vacant position of Administrative Assistant – within the Metering & Field Services Department – Sophia, Georgetown.

Under the general direction of the Field Services & Metering Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for secretarial and administrative support to facilitate the efficient operation of the department.



  1. Attend to day-day administrative needs of the Field Services & Metering Manager’s Office.
  1. Keep an up-to-date inventory of stationery and equipment within the Metering Department.
  1. Maintain an efficient filing system.
  1. Answer the Telephone, attend to visitors and arrange necessary appointments.
  1. Type letters, memoranda, reports etc. to accepted standards and layouts.
  1. Deal with all correspondence.
  1. Deal with all routine matters in the absence of the Manager.
  1. Assist with accurate data entry to the relevant database, in keeping with the Department’s targets.
  1. Ensure accurate completion of invoices and petty cash vouchers.
  1. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.



  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent Communication skills (Verbal and written)
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform various clerical work
  • Ability to give attention to details
  • Ability to maintain a good filing system
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to operate standard office equipment.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Diploma in Communication Studies/Business/Public Management from the University of Guyana with a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience.


An Administrative Professional Secretaries Diploma from University of Guyana (IDCE)

with a minimum of four (4) years’ relevant experience.


Diploma in Secretarial Science/Administrative Principles & Practices (G.T.I.) with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Stenographer I.                                                             


How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to reach the Human Resources Services Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc., 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown or by email not later than Friday, June 24, 2022.